School of Communication & Journalism

Faculty

Jennifer Wood Adams

Jennifer Wood Adams

Director
(Ph.D., University of South Carolina): Focuses on journalism education, print and online journalism and the marketing, management and convergence issues associated with the fields
adamsj1@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2751
232 Tichenor Hall
Robert Agne

Robert Agne

Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder): Studies language and social interaction, usually in the form of everyday talking and how it shapes who we are and how we regard others
agnerob@auburn.edu
(334) 844-7237
112 Tichenor Hall
Justin C. Blankenship

Justin C. Blankenship

Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill): is interested in the evolving nature of journalism from a technological and economic perspective, journalism education, and the role of media in politics
jzb0124@auburn.edu
Tichenor 105
Brigitta Brunner

Brigitta Brunner

Professor
(Ph.D., University of Florida) Explores public relations and diversity issues as well as the role and impact of community engagement
brunnbr@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2755
116 Tichenor Hall
John Carvalho

John Carvalho

Professor and Associate Director for Journalism
(Ph.D., University of North Carolina): Explores sports media history and media framing
carvajp@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4454
220 Tichenor Hall
Myoung-Gi Chon

Myoung-Gi Chon

Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Louisiana State University): Focuses on crisis management, health communication, and public diplomacy.
mzc0113@auburn.edu
(334)-844-2721
237 Tichenor Hall
Eunji Chung

Eunji Chung

Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Syracuse University): Focuses on corporate social responsibility, strategic communication, organizational communication, crisis communication and multicultural public relations.
ezc0033@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2768
232H Tichenor Hall
Nan Fairley

Nan Fairley

Associate Professor
(M.A., University of Alabama): Researches and writes on journalism history and community journalism.
fairlln@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4593
108 Tichenor Hall
Susan Fillippeli

Susan Fillippeli

Lecturer
(Ph.D., University of Iowa): Rhetorical Criticism and Theory, Public Address, Persuasion, Political Communication, The Rhetoric of Social Movements, Intercultural Communication
fillise@auburn.edu
232F Tichenor Hall
Sherrie Gilbert

Sherrie Gilbert

Lecturer
sag0004@auburn.edu
217 Tichenor Hall
Joan R. Harrell

Joan R. Harrell

Visiting Professor
(DMIN, Chicago Theological Seminary, M.S., Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism): Focuses on the intersecting of race, alterity, communication media, media ethics, vulnerable populations, religion and bioethics.
jrh0098@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2727
106 Tichenor Hall
Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Lecturer and Director of COMM 1000
mcculj1@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2853
232 Tichenor Hall
Andrea Kelley

Andrea Kelley

Assistant Professor
U.S. cinema and screen culture, media history and criticism, critical race theory, and cultural studies
ajk0037@auburn.edu
(334) 844-0230
106 Tichenor Hall
Terri Knight

Terri Knight

Lecturer and Interim Associate Director of Public Relations
trk0001@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4000
217 Tichenor Hall
Hollie Lavenstein

Hollie Lavenstein

Associate Professor
(MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago): Studies and produces narrative and experimental films
lavenho@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2727
113 Tichenor Hall
Mike Milford

Mike Milford

Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Kansas ): Focuses on rhetoric that uses popular culture such as sports and other media outlets to impart political and ideological messages
msm0019@auburn.edu
(334) 844-8735
229 Tichenor Hall
George Plasketes

George Plasketes

Professor and Associate Director for Media Studies
(Ph.D., Bowling Green State University): Concentrates on the intersection of popular culture, music, and mass media
plaskgm@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2760
226 Tichenor Hall
Diana Sisson

Diana Sisson

Assistant Professor, Public Relations
(Ph.D., University of South Carolina): Focuses on organization-public relationships, relationship management, social media, and ethics
dcs0016@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2887
235 Tichenor Hall
Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Associate Professor
(MFA., Louisiana Tech University ): Researches visual communication, with an emphasis on motion design and historical methods of letterpress printing
kds0013@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2752
120 Tichenor Hall
Ric Smith

Ric Smith

Lecturer and Internship Director
(M.A., M.Ed., Auburn University): Undergraduate internship advisor. Executive producer of the Chattahoochee Heritage Project. Primary teaching areas: media and management.
smithrw@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2757
232C Tichenor Hall
David Sutton

David Sutton

Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Georgia): Interested in rhetorical criticism, the works of rhetorical theorist Kenneth Burke, and the role of communication in death and dying.
suttoda@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2753
236 Tichenor Hall
Michail Vafeiadis

Michail Vafeiadis

Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University): Focuses on storytelling, social media, and health communication
mzv0042@auburn.edu
225 Tichenor Hall
Jeremy Walden

Jeremy Walden

Lecturer
jsw0007@auburn.edu
(334) 844-8428
232G Tichenor Hall
Wade Walker

Wade Walker

Instructor of Communication
wew0019@auburn.edu
(334) 844-8885
232 Tichenor Hall
Elizabeth Wilhoit

Elizabeth Wilhoit

Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Purdue University): Studies how materiality affects organizations and communication, particularly organizational space.
edw0031@auburn.edu
(334) 844-4000
Tichenor 106
Debra Worthington

Debra Worthington

Professor and Associate Director for Communication
(Ph.D., University of Kansas): Focuses on the effects of psycho-social and communication processes on juror decision-making, listening and information processing
worthdl@auburn.edu
(334) 844-2756
219 Tichenor Hall
Dr. Ed Youngblood

Dr. Ed Youngblood

Associate Professor
(Ph.D., Texas Tech): Researches website usability, electronic media history, and the adoption of electronic communication technologies
ney0002@auburn.edu
(334) 844-0257
223 Tichenor Hall

Last Updated: July 19, 2016